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Horticulture and Landscaping

Melbourne Polytechnic's Horticulture and Landscaping department develops industry focused training that integrates the latest research knowledge, practical skills and commerce so our graduates meet the contemporary challenges facing primary industries in Australia.

We work with industry specialists in all areas of Horticulture and Landscaping and explore the latest in:

  • conservation
  • horticulture
  • land management

Our Horticulture and Landscaping students are qualified to take diverse and emerging career paths in areas including soil science, sustainability and land management and rural business.

Horticulture

The Horticulture and Landscaping department offers nationally accredited courses in:

  • nursery
  • parks and gardens
  • turf management,
  • landscaping
  • arboriculture
  • floristry
  • conservation and
  • general horticulture.

A strong career in a growing future with Melbourne Polytechnic

Expert horticulture teachers and state-of-the-art facilities

Our Horticulture teachers bring years of industry knowledge and experience to the courses providing a real job focus.

Courses are delivered at our beautifully landscaped Fairfield campus; in the day or evening, with short, certificate and diploma qualifications available by flexible delivery to suit your home-work situation.

We also deliver apprentice and trainee programs.

Our students success shows Melbourne Polytechnic is truly a place to thrive

Our Horticulture and Landscaping department has affiliations with trade bodies and participates in great industry events such as the Melbourne Flower and Garden show. We also offer the opportunity to be nominated for internships at some of the most elite sporting facilities around Australia.